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9 edition of Literature and the Supernatural found in the catalog.

Literature and the Supernatural

by Brian Cosgrove

  • 343 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by International Scholars Press .
Written in English

  • Literary studies: general,
  • Unexplained phenomena,
  • Semiotics & Theory,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Non-Classifiable

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages175
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8994962M
    ISBN 10185607143X
    ISBN 109781856071437

    Fiction and Literature Books. Fiction novels throughout the ages have evolved from relatively simple tales to complex, engaging stories that have captured imaginations across the world thanks to internationally famous authors like Jane Austen, Kurt Vonnegut, Haruki Murakami, and George Orwell, to name a few. Fable – legendary, supernatural tale demonstrating a useful truth Fairy tale – story about fairies or other magical creatures Fan fiction – fiction written by a fan of, and featuring characters from, a particular TV series, movie, or book.

    Bulwer-Lytton's ""The Haunted and the Haunters"" was the title story of Kathleen Lines' recent anthology (p. , J) and in general the mix of Lovecraft (""In the Vault""), Poe (""The Black Cat""), O. Henry (""The Furnished Room""), Blackwood (""The Tradition"") and Hearn (""Ghostly Japan"") is hardly a spine-tingling surprise. There are some attention-getters, such as William Seabrook's. Fiction Books About the Supernatural show list info. Since it is October I thought a list of books with elements of the supernatural were in order. I tried to include a little of everything (except Sci-fi because we would be here all day). Enjoy! Load More Book Lists.

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